Senior Product Developer


About this role

About this role

We’re hiring a Senior Product Developer for our client, a Vancouver based food manufacturing leader that specialized in baked goods and to-go snacks across North America.

  • Ideate, innovate, replicate and produce a constant stream of exceptional new products
  • Lead the commercialization of chosen innovations, from ideation through the shelf life of the product, including bench top, first production and ongoing optimization
  • Stay on top of food trends, new ingredients and manufacturing processes to keep the company updated on what’s possible and what consumers want
  • Conduct varied and routine tests in laboratory and production, following recognized procedures
  • Evaluate and record results (i.e. product attributes, formulations, processing parameters, weights etc.), and maintain these results in an organized database
  • Develop customer R&D samples and manage tracking and shipping to customers
  • Support plant trials and product start-ups in collaboration with R&D team, quality team and production staff
  • Maintain information database on ingredients, formulation and nutritional specifications.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of alternative ingredients suppliers and current product documentations
  • Provide support for all areas of research and development including the nutrition facts table, specs, and claims, which adhere to Canadian, US and international regulatory requirements
  • Assist in ensuring packaging is compliant, including internal proof-reading and assisting in the management external regulatory resources



  • Minimum BS, in Food Science, Food Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Research and Development roles in a food manufacturing environment; snack bars, bakery or confectionary experience is preferred
  • Functionally competent in MS Office programs
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have strong people management skills
  • Must enjoy and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility of schedule – schedule may require various start times due to plant trials and start ups



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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Ksenia Mosends is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Ksenia Mosends
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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